Employees of Robins Financial CU, Warner Robins, Ga., created care packages for deployed troops stationed overseas during the holidays. The packages contained personal care items and snack foods.
‘Fore’ a good cause
Georgia Heritage FCU, Savannah, Ga., hosted its 8th Annual Chip in Fore CMN Golf Tournament. The CU reached its goal of $10,000, which was matched 100% by CO-OP Miracle Match to benefit The Children’s Hospital in Savannah.
Deseret First CU broke ground for the construction of its new corporate office in West Valley City, Utah. The 60,000-square-foot, three-story facility will house management, administrative, member service, lending, IT, and other functions when it opens this fall.
Keeper of the Plains
Credit Union of America, Wichita, Kan., installed two Keeper of the Plains statues in support of the Together Wichita program. The original Keeper of the Plains statue is an iconic Wichita landmark.
Saying thanks to those who serve the community
Finger Lakes FCU, Geneva, N.Y., delivered treats, merchandise, and other goodies to services and organizations that do good works in its community, including the Geneva Police Department and Fire Department, The South Seneca Ambulance Corp, The Seneca County Sheriff’s Dept. and the Phelps Fire Department.
More than a dozen employees of Harvester Financial CU, Indianapolis, participated in the third Annual HA Walk at Southeastway Park in New Palestine, Ind. Team Harvester raised more than $2,500 for the Hydrocephalus Association.
Education foundation donation
Indiana Members CU, Indianapolis, presented a check for $1,497 to Franklin Township Education Foundation, which supports Franklin Township Schools, as part of an ongoing school spirit debit card program.
Montgomery County Employees FCU, Rockville, Md., marked the completion of renovations to its Rockville branch with a grand “re-opening” that included a ribbon-cutting celebration, door prizes and giveaways throughout the day.
Point West CU, Portland, Ore., received two major honors from the Northwest CU Association: the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Award for Point West's non-citizen lending program, and CEO Amy Nelson received the Innovation & Impact Award.
College prep partnership
TopLine FCU, Maple Grove, Minn., partnered with Hennepin Technical College for a GEAR UP Grant to help 11th grade students at Fridley High School and Cooper HS prepare for college.
Community banks that were pushed past key asset limits by the Paycheck Protection Program say they will be unable to shrink their balance sheets back to normal size by the 2022 deadline, especially if there is a new round of rescue aid.
The plan still lacks concrete details about standards banks must meet to earn high ratings, but the agency said the new methodology would end grade inflation and could penalize banks that underperform.